LOWER DIR: Former prime minister and Pakistan Peoples Party leader Yusuf Raza Gilani on Sunday said the PPP gave a new identity to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and nominated a provincial governor from FATA. The former prime minister and PPP leader was addressing a rally in Lower Dir which was skipped by PPP chairman Asif Ali Zardari over security issues. The area has remained a traditional stronghold of the Jamiat-e-Islami. Gilani said that the PPP devolved powers to smaller provinces under the constitution, and relinquished…
LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday released a short video through his official Facebook page to dispel the impression that Pashtuns in the province are being discriminated against or harassed due to their ethnicity. The video showcases Pashtun shopkeepers and businessmen from Lahore who are working and going by their normal business in the city and have literally no complaints against law enforcement officials or the government. The shopkeepers who were from Lahore's Bohar Wala Chowk and…
NEW DELHI: Former president Hamid Karzai insisted Wednesday that Afghanistan would not allow itself to become the battleground in a proxy war between India and Pakistan after the imminent departure of US-led troops.